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Poverty Index falls in 10 African nations

Last Updated: Thursday, June 24, 2010, 16:22

Ten sub-Saharan countries halved their poverty rates over past two decades.

Pakistan`s poverty pushes its children to work

Last Updated: Sunday, March 21, 2010, 11:06

Abbas Sajeet is 11 years old, but he doesn`t go to school. Instead, he earns 2,500 rupees (USD 30) a month as an auto mechanic in the Pakistani capital, Islamabad.